Skiing, snowboarding, skating. Residents of Yamal like winter sports
9:26 7 февраля 2018
Категории: News in English
The Day of winter sports will take place in Yamal on the 10th and the 11th of February. Physical training and mass sports events will be conducted in all towns and settlements.
In the arctic region it is planned to conduct 50 physical training and mass sports events. The competitions in ski racing, snowboarding, ice hockey, figure skating, mass skiing and skating and other events will take place. The All-Russian ski race “Ski Track of Russia” in Noviy Urengoy will be the most spectacular event.
It is expected that this year more than 4500 residents of Yamal will participate in sports events.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department on physical culture and sports, the holiday “The Day of winter sports” was established in Russia in December 2014 in the honor of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games conducted in Sochi the same year. The holiday is celebrated in February.